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Shiretoko National Park

Posted on July 23rd, 2017 by Mike Roberts

Shiretoko National Park

Shiretoko National Park

Shinkansen efficiently transporting thousands of people every day. Concrete jungles with huge neon signs turning night into day. These are the things that immediately come to most people’s mind when thinking about Japan. However, Japan does have a natural side. Shiretoko National Park is one of those places. Shiretoko was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, and is one of my favorite places to see nature in Japan. Read the full post »

Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage Day 2 – Temples 11 to 17

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by Mike Roberts

The plan for today is to visit Temples 11 to 17. We include a walk from Temples 13 to 17 on many of our escorted tours, so I have walked these temples a number of times in the past. I started the day by driving to Temple 11 (Fujiidera). From my hotel across the street from the Tokushima train station, it was about a 45 minute drive.

 

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